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post #1 of 24 Old 12-02-2007, 04:06 PM Thread Starter
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winch guys help....

What kind of winch mounting plate are you guys with this kind of bumper using?

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post #2 of 24 Old 12-02-2007, 04:32 PM
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What kind of bumper is that? It certainly looks like it would be in the way when comes to winching at any kind of angle.
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its the smittybilt rock crawler. it probly would get in the way, but when i got it i wasnt thinkin about winches cuz i was a
but i dont really care about paint on it so i would just let the cable rub on it lol

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I made my own winch plate.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/i-got-tired-over-priced-winch-mounts-454757/

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Harbor freight sold me universal mount for 40.00 .
I also have the same bumper you have and winched at different angles with no problems .
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Smittybuilt makes a winch plate for that bumper, Check 4WD

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I love that bumper. I have that and the rear matching one with the tire carrier arriving Tuesday. Merry Christmas to me!

I called andasked if the HF winnch plate would work, they said no problem at all.
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thanks for all the help guys. Jeepguy, i couldnt find a winch plate by smittybilt on 4wd

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Sorry for the mislead. Talked to my buddy just now (has the same bumper) and he said he was using a MileMarker plate. Thought it was a Smitty one...
His fits perfectly.

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...We use words like honor, code, loyalty. We use these words as the backbone of a life spent defending something. ...I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom that I provide, then questions the manner in which I provide it. I would rather you just said thank you, and went on your way, Otherwise, I suggest you pick up a weapon, and stand a post...
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I bought the HI-WAY BLASTER HORN that's 139dB and every time I honk the horn an Angel dies.
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thats alright. do you by some chance know if the milemarker plate fits more than just milemarker winches? thanks for the help

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also, how can you order the harbor freight plate? i found it but i dont see how to order it. there is no store near me so i cant send it to one.

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its the smittybilt rock crawler. it probly would get in the way, but when i got it i wasnt thinkin about winches cuz i was a
but i dont really care about paint on it so i would just let the cable rub on it lol
I would be more concerned about my cable/rope than the paint, were it me...
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The Milemarker plate and the HF one are the same. (Same winch too, just re-branded)

HF will ship. Keep digging through the checkout and at the end it'll ask for shipping address and calc the shipping costs.

BTW, great looking rig.
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I would be more concerned about my cable/rope than the paint, were it me...
so would i. i was just makin a bad joke lol

richmond, thanks man. i found 2 sites for harbor freight. on one i found the plate with no way of ordering it, and on the other you can order stuff, but i cant find the plate??? im so confused

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so would i. i was just makin a bad joke lol
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